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A Note from the Editor: A New Featured Blog

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Lynn Betlock,

Our latest blog profile is by Bill West, who writes “West in New England." Here, Bill introduces himself and his blog:


I'm a 63-year-old former bookseller with a degree in history. My interest in genealogy was sparked by the research done by my Aunt Dorothy (West) Bargar. My ancestry is a mix of Pilgrim and Puritans on my Dad's side of the family, and Irish and German immigrants on my Mom's. I began blogging in hopes of making contact with relatives from both sides, and to put what I'd discovered in my research online where it could be shared with them. I still consider myself a newbie and I'm learning new things everyday. I enjoy the journey and hope my readers do as well!

Posted by Jean Powers at 01/27/2012 07:40:00 AM | 

My background: my education and careeris in financeial services with a BS and Ms. but my interest has been in american History. I am a vet of ww2 and a Commander USNR in communications intellegence. In about 1968 I weas handed a genealogy with my family name on it. I HAD to read it! Then I decided to see if I could find all the maternal lines. If you have New England Ancestors I AM your cousin.
then add the NY Dutch and Germans and that's the picture.
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